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Authorities say the boy who brought a BB gun to Atchison High School on Monday is in now in juvenile detention for behavior that prompted a brief lockdown before police secured the contraband.

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A 3-year-old local boy was transported to a regional trauma center after suffering a life-threatening gunshot wound that he is expected to survive.

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A Chicago-area man has died following a rural Atchison County single-vehicle wreck on Wednesday, information from authorities indicates.

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The fate of a man who, authorities say, shot at a police officer in the north part of town before being wounded remains to be determined.

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A man who had absconded from parole after being convicted in a 2017 aggravated battery died overnight Wednesday in a head-on vehicle collision on U.S. Highway 73 just south of town.

A suspect who, police say, tried to kill five people inside a pickup on Sept. 5 has been arrested by U.S. Marshals Service authorities in Topeka, concluding a fugitive search lasting nearly four weeks.

ST. JOSEPH, Missouri — St. Joseph, Missouri, police have identified the victim in last Friday’s fatal auto collision as Cassandra D. Blackmore, of Atchison, Kansas.

A collision sent a man riding a motorcycle into a ditch off of US-59 Highway southwest of Atchison at about 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, leaving his bike in a ruin and prompting authorities to evacuate him by medical helicopter.

A single-vehicle crash off of U.S. Highway 73 south of Atchison injured the driver and left the passenger shaken up, but otherwise unhurt.

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A suspect linked to the robbery of a loan store on Friday afternoon in downtown remains at large and is believed to be armed. None have been injured.

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Three Atchison County teenagers involved in an early Thursday morning single-vehicle crash west of Lancaster are recovering from significant injuries.